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P Chidambaram
For engineering a spectacular growth rate and being an astute economic manager despite coalition pressures.
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O. P. Bhatt
For showing how a public sector behemoth could flex enough muscle in the ferociously competitive banking sector.
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Shimit Amin and Jaideep Sahni
For delivering the year’s Best Idea film, Chak De, and demonstrating how a simple idea can be made a runaway commercial success.
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Vishwanathan Anand
For being one of the rare Indians to become the undisputed world champion in a sport and making chess a popular sport in India.
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E Sreedharan, Chairman DMRC
For setting a rare work ethic and transforming the face of transportation by effective time-bound execution of the Metro Rail project.
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Arun Sarin
For piloting more than 11 Billion U.S dollars foreign direct investment in India, one of the largest ever.
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It is time again for the biggest awards in the domain of News television, the CNN-IBN Indian of the Year 2007. The award recognizes the Indian(s) whose contribution to the country in a calendar year has strengthened the foundation of our society and has helped build Brand India in the process.

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